Zimbabwe win toss, elect to bowl against Bangladesh in 1st ODI at Bulawayo

Bangladesh will be slightly ahead of Zimbabwe in terms of form, recent results and experience in the ODI series © Getty Images

Bulawayo: May 3, 2013

Zimbabwe won the toss in the first One-Day International at Bulawayo and have opted to field first against Bangladesh.

After the two-Test series ended in draw, the hosts will be aiming to start on a winning note and seal the ODI series.

Bangladesh will start as favourites ahead of Zimbabwe in terms of form, recent results and experience.

The visitors have left out Sohag Gazi, Shamsur Rahman, Sajidul Islam and Jahurul Islam.

For Zimbabwe,  Sikandar Raza Butt makes his ODI debut.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Ashraful, Mominul Haque, Sahkib Al HAsan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Ziaur Rahman, Abdur Razzak, Robiul Islam, Shafiul Islam

Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Regis Chakabva (wk), Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor (c), Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya, Shingi Masakadza, Tinashe Panyangara, Tendai Chatara

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